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Insurance

More mental health advice required

Six insurers have re-signed deals with a charity that aims to improve the wellbeing of Australian employees, as the cost of mental health insurance claims soars. Insurers AIA, TAL, Hanover Life RE, CommInsure, MLC and Beazley Group have signed three-year deals with SuperFriend, while MetLife has signed up for the first time. The deals come […]
Insurance

Helping hand for mental health

More than half of all Australian employees are now being offered access to mental health assistance through their superannuation schemes. Superfriend, the charitable organisation established to reduce the rate of suicide in the Australian population, has been front and centre in providing resources to super funds addressing mental health. The organisation recently increased its number […]
Roundtables

Super and mental health: bringing government to the table

This is the third in a series of roundtables sponsored by CommInsure, organised in conjunction with Conexus and Industry Funds Forum (IFF), in which members of the superannuation and insurance industries explore how they might make a tangible difference in reducing the incidence of psychiatric disorders. According to the mental health professionals, research and early […]
Roundtables

Super and mental health: bringing government to the table

This is the third in a series of roundtables sponsored by CommInsure, organised in conjunction with Conexus and Industry Funds Forum (IFF), in which members of the superannuation and insurance industries explore how they might make a tangible difference in reducing the incidence of psychiatric disorders. According to the mental health professionals, research and early […]
Hedge Funds

Giving first Australians a financial fair go

Thirteen financial services organisations have combined forces to form the Indigenous Financial Services Network, a group aimed at implementing the recommendations of an 18-month study which concluded that Australia’s indigenous people were the most financially, as well as socially, excluded community in the nation. CATHERINE JAMES reports. IFSN was launched at the end of February […]
Hedge Funds

Giving first Australians a financial fair go

Thirteen financial services organisations have combined forces to form the Indigenous Financial Services Network, a group aimed at implementing the recommendations of an 18-month study which concluded that Australia’s indigenous people were the most financially, as well as socially, excluded community in the nation. CATHERINE JAMES reports. IFSN was launched at the end of February […]
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